RN Postpartum, Labor & Delivery

Employer
Virginia Mason
Location
Seattle, Washington
Posted
Jun 14, 2021
Closes
Jun 15, 2021
Ref
2177248465
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
Private Practice
Job Number: 211392

Department: VM Birth Center Alliance w/CHI - IP Obstetrics

Hours: 0700-1930

Virginia Mason is seeking experienced Postpartum and Labor & Delivery RNs for our new state-of-the-art Birth Center, a joint venture between Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan, opening in the summer of 2020 on the Virginia Mason Seattle campus.

The 20,000 square-foot birth center will combine CHI Franciscan's regional leadership in personalized obstetric care with Virginia Mason's focus on quality and innovation. The Virginia Mason Birth Center will be located at the Floyd & Delores Jones Pavilion at Virginia Mason. Located on Level 16, the new facility will offer panoramic views of the city, the mountains and Puget Sound. The new Birth Center will include:

* 6 post- partum beds; 3 labor and delivery rooms; 2 bay OB triage area with 1-2 ORs, and 5 Level II Nursery Beds; plus an option for patients to access a labor tub, and have a water birth
* Family provided doulas will be welcome and unit will accommodate presence of siblings.

In this position you will be responsible for serving as the primary Registered Nurse delivering care to women who are admitted to the Family Birth Center. This patient population may include low-risk and high-risk pregnancies.
Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Conducts Maternal-Fetal Assessment.

* Provides nursing support to the laboring patients, utilizing pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain management.

* Provides stabilization and transition of the normal newborn at delivery.

* Circulates and scrubs for Cesarean Sections.

* Cares for the post-surgical patient.

* Assists the anesthesiologist with insertion of an epidural and provides care to the patient with regional anesthesia.

* Provides care to the High-Risk maternity patient

*Qualifications:*

* A current and valid Washington State Registered Nurse License.

* At least 6 months experience working in a Labor and Deliver environment.

* Must be willing to float between Postpartum and Labor and Delivery.

* Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification or completion within 3 months of date of hire is required.

* Electronic Fetal Monitoring (EFM) certification required within 3 month of hire.

* CPR certification required every two years or as specified by the work.

* Education - BSN or higher strongly preferred

Virginia Mason offers a competitive salary and benefits package include relocation assistance. There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.